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of high heat and humidity? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> should we take the umbrella today? >> i think so. right now the airport, at 69 degrees. partly cloudy skies. we do expect some showers or thunderstorms later this morning or this afternoon. it is a good idea to take the umbrella. we have some very comfortable weather. >> good morning. not bad out there. we have an accident in bel air.
be extra careful. 65 traveling over towards the parkville region. so far so good on the west side. we're not tracking any delays on 70 yet. five minutes on southbound 95 towards the fort mchenry. 10 minutes on southbound 95 down towards 32. here's a quick live look at traffic. delays forming on southbound 295 from 175 to 32 as folks had down towards the capital beltway. no delays towards owings mills yet. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the most anticipated decision from the u.s. supreme court could come as early as this morning. >> they could reveal their
ruling and determine whether congress is in its rights to determine all americans to have insurance. hallie jackson has the latest. >> will have big -- whenever the court decides will have big implications. the supreme court justices are looking at four different issues. the key will be on the individual mandate, which requires all americans to have health insurance or pay a fine. >> what we find is that millions of americans have already benefited from the elements of this historic reform. >> republicans have been gunning for what they call obamacare ever since it was passed. >> not only is the health care law not working, it makes
things worse by driving up health care costs. >> this is a perfect storm. you have a signature achievement coming down in the middle of an election year. >> only a handful of people know what the supreme court will decide. >> they have not tipped their hand and they never do. >> recent polls show the majority of americans do not support the affordable care act. many do like some other provisions. like kids being able to stay on their parents' health insurance options of the age of 26. i'm hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the supreme court should repeal the health care reform act? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> a deadly shooting in east baltimore has police on the lookout for a suspected getaway car. a man was found shot several
times. he was taken to johns hopkins but he did not survive. black lexus was seen leaving the scene. the maryland man has lost his life in afghanistan. eugene mills was killed over the weekend, the fifth maryland to be killed this year while serving in the line of duty. firefighters have a brush fire under control. the fire began on sunday morning and continue to build during the day. no homes were damaged but a firefighter was taken to the hospital. they expect the fire to be fully extinguished later today. >> a car traveling northbound
on route 97 crossed a double line and struck a car. the pastor of the second car later died -- the passenger of the second car later died. at least two victims were thrown from a vehicle. police are not sure how many vehicles were involved or if speed played a factor. >> an army private hopes to bolster his defense. attorneys last the government for a report assessing the damage of the alleged leak of classified documents. he'll ask a judge to postpone his trial date.
>> the majority of malodors approve expanded gambling in the state -- the majority of marylanders approved expanded gambling in the state. kim dacey has more. >> not only do voters want to approve this, but they want to vote on it in november. the debate of a new casino in prince george's county is still concerning because a select panel could not reach a consensus. -- is still uncertain. maryland voters want elected voters to resolve the matter soon. 55% of maryland voters would support the plan that was proposed by the governor's work group to expand gaming. 36% oppose the plan. 58% of voters said state leaders need to work harder to find a compromise. 35% say the decision was a good thing. >> it is all good as long as they are now promoting people to spend what they do not have.
>> i think it is terrible to depend on gambling for things that are vital. you appeal to people's worst instincts. >> the governor will continue to push senate and house leaders on the issue of expanding gambling in the state. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal- tv 11 news. >> thank you. 6:08. 73 degrees on tv hill. look at the driveways in your neighborhood. cars could be looking sexier. >> firefighters in colorado are getting a helping hand in fighting wildfires. >> your comments are not quite as permanent on facebook as they have been in the past. >> ava marie live at the kenilworth farmers' market.
a few thin clouds in the sky. 75 degrees downtown at the maryland it science center. it will be cooling off into the seven-day forecast. i am live in towson this morning. we're talking about the farmer's market. i'm here with cindy and you're a farmer in southern pennsylvania. you brought a lot of great items straight from your farm. >> i have lettuce. we're coming into the summer season with sweet corn, lots of nice baby squash, blueberries, green beans, cucumbers, potatoes.
maters are just getting started -- the tomatoes are just getting started. >> the difference between buying food at a grocery store courses at a farmers' market. everything here looks fresh. >> this product will last just as long or longer than a grocery store products and it is fresh. to eat it at its peak. >> the food was picked that morning so it is absolutely fresh. you know you pick up orders at the grocery store and you cannot tell if it it is ripe. we >> will not pick things that are not ready because we don't have to worry about shipping.
>> this looks amazing. tuesday from 3:30 until 6:30. they are open the tuesday before thanksgiving. that saves so much trouble. you know it is ripe when you come here. >> you can get fresh baked bread. >> we will show more when we come back with the seven-day. >> things are pretty quiet this morning. no precipitation in towson. we should stay dry for the next hour or two. it's the nine degrees in
randallstown. -- 69 degrees in randallstown. we will probably see a couple of showers pop up. the rain is dipping down to the south from pennsylvania. it will be hit and miss. pretty good idea to take an umbrella with you. there were some computer models that have the front pick up debby and drift it out to the atlantic. it doesn't like the storm will be left behind. debby is not in very good shape. it is hard to see where the circulation is. the center circulation has hardly any convection round it. -- arond it.
it could drift into the florida panhandle -- the center circulation has hardly any convection around it. makes mak a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature between 82 and 87. upper 70's and low 80's on tuesday and wednesday. upper 50's at night. we expect 95 by friday. 6:15. >> good morning. we have one accident but it is off the road and should be cleared shortly in bel air at route 22 and 543. a nice start on the major roadways. an accident at pratt street and
president street off the j.f.x. so far so good on the west side. delays on southbound 295 heading down towards 100. here's a quick live look at traffic. those delays on southbound 295 down towards 32. traffic in the white marsh area. southbound traffic in pretty good shape at the moment. closer to the 895 split you may start to see some slowing. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a police officer is dead this morning after he was shot in the head. officers were trying to break up a confrontation in a city park. the officer later died at an area hospital. firefighters battling wildfires in colorado.
two military transport planes will assist in fighting the fires. colorado is having their worst wildfire season in a decade. alex trebek is recovering after he suffered a mild heart attack over the weekend. he is said to be in good spirits. he is expected to be hosting the new season of "jeopardy!" next month. >> a number of hotels are considering tacking on a charge for an upgraded wifi. most guests ranks free internet services at the top of their
needs. facebook is giving you a chance to take back some of your posts. those can be dangerous. you will be able to edit those comments as much as you want. have as long as you want to make a change. the original comment will not disappear entirely. more baby boomers are going after green cards. spa services for pre-teens. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> hotels with spas are offering premium services for those under 13. the ritz carlton has pedicures
for children as young as age 2. there is a growing number of senior citizens joining the social networking site. 1/3 of internet users did use social networking sites last year. a growing number of baby boomers able to afford the car of their dreams. muscle cars are really popular right now, especially the ford mustang, the charger, and the gto. collector cars can set you back as much as $100,000. a report of new home sales this morning. the bloomberg maryland index getting a boost on gains for
source fire. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:19. >> the orioles wrap up their interleague rivalry. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the supreme court should repeal the health care reform act? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. your monday is shaping up to be a nice start deon the most of the major roadways. this accident wrapping up in bel air. pratt street and president street, we have a crash. is on southbound 295 -- delays on southbound 295. an accident -- bay bridge traffic in pretty good shape. delays southbound on 295 down towards 32. 95 out of white marsh. southbound traffic without delays.
everything looking good at the harbor tunnel. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. so far so good. it is dry but that will change later this morning. 73 degrees in catonsville. a mixture of sun and clouds. 40% chance we could see a shower or thunderstorm later this morning and into the afternoon. high temperature around 85. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. here is keith mills, the man. >> thank you. good morning. we begin with the orioles. they have the day off today. three games with the nationals. all three relevant in regard to the standings. orioles win yesterday and they take the series.
134,000 fans. the nationals take the lead off jake arrieta. top of the eighth inning. chris davis comes in. bottom of the eighth inning. adam jones singles. wieters. look at the bullpen. .-1 orioles matt wieters comes up big. matt wieters to j.j. hardy. orioles win the series. >> it is fun playing well played games. to be able to come out -- that
is a good thing. >> they have done a good job. to beat thtem today is a tribute to our guys. >> the yankees beat the mets. michael phelps will swim at 10:00 a.m. not sat beside and looking for more gold medals -- not satisfied. >> there are so many things i want to do. i don't have a big window to accomplish them. want to be the first to do something. imagination. >> 16 olympic medals. how dare he not win. >> we wish him the best of l
>> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> so far so good. upper 60's and low 70's. i think it will be dry for the next couple of hours. 40% for some rain later today. >> a new public opinion poll shows how marylanders feel about expanded gaming. >> kim dacey has more on the survey. >> good morning. according to the survey, not only do voters want to approve this, but they want to vote on
it in november. the debate to expand gambling in maryland and the future of a new casino is still uncertain. a select panel could not reach a consensus. new numbers suggest voters want elected officials to resolve the matter soon. according to a new poll, 55% of maryland voters would support a plan to expand gaming. 36% oppose the plan. 58% said state leaders need to work harder to find a compromise. 35% said the decision to suspend the work group was a good thing. >> it is all good as long as they are now promoting people to spend what they do not have. >> i think people waste their money. they could use it and more substantial things. to each their own. i'm not for or against it. >> i think it is terrible to depend on gambling for things that are vital. you appeal to people's worst instincts. >> the governor says he will
continue to push senate and house leaders on the issue of expanded gambling in the state. the mayor's office said they are in favor of expanded gambling because it would mean more jobs and more tax revenue and also bring in money for the local economy. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. a house fire in arnold. true is responded just after 7:00 p.m. on saturday evening. fire started in a bedroom and spread to the hallway. >> tropical storm debby intensified over the weekend. it could be a hurricane before making landfall later this week. >> tropical storm debby continues to gather strength. the fourth named storm.
it already delivered a stern warning of what is to come. the surf already pouring over roads. forecast models are not clear about when debby could make landfall. the storm has the potential to be a category one hurricane when it does strike. fema is urging residents to make sure they are ready. >> get water, batteries, flashlights, canned food, maybe. >> the system has spawned several tornadoes. it is been blamed for at least one death in southwest florida. roofs have been ripped off homes. this could be an early preview of what debby has in store for the gulf coast. some are worried this could be a rough hurricane season. debby is already the fourth named storm this year.
jay gray, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a new miss maryland was crowned over the weekend. this took place in hagerstown last night. will receive a $10,000 scholarship and other gift -- she will receive. congratulations >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. -- congratulations. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have an accident in the city at president street and pratt street. 39 down towards 100 on 295. 665, we have an accident wrapping up. no major delays on 97 north
southbound. here's a quick live look at traffic. traffic is building from approaching security down towards edmondson. traffic is building in the white marsh area down towards the beltway northeast. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie is that the farmer's market in towson. good morning. >> the farmer's market is running every tuesday through november. amazing produce. cindy.e with what other items my people s ee? >> cheese, juices, herbs, fruits and berries, peaches, blueberries, raspberries.
>> have all the different farms that are participating. >> it keeps the local economy healthy. >> you brought some blueberries and some squash. this is a favorite. also here and will be cooking up something straight from the farmer's market. >> we're making summer gazpacho. we get to hang out all the great farmers. today we will make chilled summer gazpacho soup, and i need your help. >> you can make a whole meal. it will be a little bit warm
and humid today. a slight chance for showers. temperatures drop down into the 70's tomorrow. dislike each to be a great day tomorrow -- looks like the re will be a great day tomorrow. >> will have its annual picnic this year -- will he have his annual picnic this year? >> i didn't get invited. >> tell him i said hello. >> you know everybody. 6:37. behold this. isn't he pretty now?
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mitt romney promises to repeal or replace it if he takes office. eugene mills was killed in combat over the weekend. is the fifth marylander -- he is the fifth marylander to be killed this year in fighting overseas. a brush fire has been brought under control. consume some 50 acres of forest . one firefighter was taken to hospital. they expect the fire to be fully extinguished later today. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning.
sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. there are some accidents in the city. number howard street and fayette street -- north howard street and fayette street. eastbound 50, 665, watch for an accident. so far so good on the westbound side. here's a quick live look at traffic. outer loop traffic is backed up -- this is near security. this is 95 coming down from white marsh. southbound traffic in pretty good shape down towards the 895 split. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie is joining us again
and she is previewing the farmers' market. >> good morning. we have been looking at all the great produce. we're going to be talking about what you can do with the food. i'm here with ned. you guessed make a lot of fresh food -- you guys make a lot of fresh food. >> we make gazpacho summer long. if you could tell me. >> i will do the pouring. we're putting in the tomatoes. have appealed the tomatoes -- the tomatoes.led pealed that is not finely chopped.
>> you want a little bit of texture. cooking in december time is not an exact measurements -- cooking in the summertime. gazpacho is a liquid summer salad. um oil and vinegar -- some oil and vinegar, salt and pepper. we're ready to go. >> fresh basil sounds amazing. here we go. we're blending up a gazpacho. how do you know when it is done ? that looks good. >> later this season it will be a deeper red color.
that we take some cheese to grate over the top. >> i love this. you can create a meal for your family that you can enjoy and you're giving back to the local economy. >> everything here will be available tomorrow at the market. >> book can pick it up here -- people can pick it up here. that basil -- they will have it every tuesday ride outside in the parking lot at the shops at kenilworth and it will run through nov.. i'm busy eating gazpacho. >> that is good stuff. suggest you visit them in towson every tuesday.
73 in catonsville. 69 degrees in parkton. we're watching a front dipping down from pennsylvania. temperature rop off into the 60's -- temperatures drop off into the 60's. these are heading towards baltimore. pretty good idea to take an umbrella with you. we will see some scattered showers and thunderstorms. debby should be left behind. sustained winds, 50 miles per hour. all these bright white clouds producing heavy rain across florida. should drift around for the next
couple of days. it could produce anywhere from 10 to 20 inches of rain across the state of florida. here home, a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature in the mid 80's and a little on the muggy side. things will change over the next 24 .ours - the overnight low temperatures will dip into the 50's. you can open the windows. 95 by friday. >> time now for a last look at one of our big stories. a new poll shows how eager marylanders are to play the slots. kim dacey joins us live with that story. >> voters want to improve slots
and most want to vote on the issue this november. the debate of a new casino in prince george's county is still uncertain because a select panel could not reach a consensus. 55% of voters to resolve the matter soon. 55% of maryland voters would support the plan that was proposed by the governor's work group to expand gaming. 36% oppose the plan. 58% of voters said state leaders need to work harder to find a compromise. 35% say the decision was a good thing. the governor will continue to push senate and house leaders on the issue of expanding gambling in the state. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. 6:53. coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> coming up, we'll take a last look at weather and
>> how the roads? >> we have a few accidents. there is one that fiat in the city. delays on the west side. pratt st. at president, a crash. eastbound 50, a crash and another on 665 on solomons island road. here's a quick live look at traffic. the west side delays are falling into place. 83 looks good at york road. >> things will be quiet for the next few hours. take an umbrella. temperature chopped into the 50's at night. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update a7:25.
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